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Thu. Feb 13 Hawaii-born Shimabukuro melds elements of pop and jazz into his passionate performances, emoting pure joy with virtuosic flair.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Bowie Symphonic: BlackstarStrathmore
Sat. Feb 15 Tribute to the late David Bowie.
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra.
Easy Women Smoking Loose CigarettesSignature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29 Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.
The Merry Wives of WindsorFolger Theatre
Jan. 22 – Mar. 1 Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan LakeThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 21 – 26 Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.
NSO: Dvořák's Cello ConcertoThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15
Not Just Another Day OffFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 20
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9
American Ballet Theatre: GiselleThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
NSO Pops: Megan Hilty and Cheyenne JacksonThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 15
Broadway Center Stage: Next to NormalThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann FennellyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 11
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1